Local Headlines 6-16-15

Salt Lake Tribune

Many Utah cities pushing for election this year to hike sales tax

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams targets runoff, jail screening

Utah House Democrats ask Rep. Justin Miller to resign amid embezzlement accusation

Utah Latinos celebrate third anniversary of Obama’s protection of ‘dreamers,’ push safeguards for parents

Former SLC police chief Burbank says he handled sexual-harassment allegations responsibly and was a victim of politics; Becker denies that

Study: Utah cities among top in nation for income equality

A breakdown of the tweaked charges against Shurtleff

Mormon populace picks up the pace in Utah

Shurtleff facing fewer charges; attorney says allegations against him are ‘business as usual’

Deseret News

Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Utah political leaders ascend to top positions

John Florez: Faith can move education forward

Natalie Gochnour: Utah represented at International Paris Air Show

Op-ed: Utah’s wild lands should be kept wild

Drew Clark: Innovation debate between rival visions promotes progress and useful arts

Editorial: Lessons to be learned from Becker-Burbank episode on handling of sexual harrassment claims

Utah House Democrats call for lawmaker’s resignation

Interim police chief promises ‘exemplary service’ in transition from Burbank’s departure

Ex-A.G. Mark Shurtleff defers evidence hearing; prosecutors amend charges

Public gets its chance to weigh in on prison relocation


Prison Relocation Commissioners: Who are they? (Daily Herald)

New nepotism policy aimed at council candidate (Standard-Examiner)

Scientists study solving Utah’s smog problem (Standard-Examiner)